News tagged with siblings
(HealthDay)—Different evolutionary mechanisms likely support the persistence of various psychiatric disorders, according to a study published in the January issue of JAMA Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (13) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) at the University of Cambridge have identified a brain abnormality which is found in drug-dependent individuals as well as their ...
Neuroscience Feb 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Teacher, pilot, nurse or engineer? Sex hormones strongly influence people's interests, which affect the kinds of occupations they choose, according to psychologists.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 01, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 4 |
Siblings of people with autism show a similar pattern of brain activity to that seen in people with autism when looking at emotional facial expressions. The University of Cambridge researchers identified the reduced activity ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 12, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- Siblings, and even sibling rivalry, can have a positive effect on childrens early development and their ability to form social relationships later in life, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 08, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1
Infants at 7 months of age who go on to develop autism are slower to reorient their gaze and attention from one object to another when compared to 7-month-olds who do not develop autism, and this behavioral ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- People born in the fall, from September to November, are significantly more likely to reach 100 years of age compared with those born in March, according to a study published in the Journal of ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Parents, siblings and children of patients with the most common form of acute leukemia do not run a higher risk of developing the disease as was once believed, according to a new study from the Swedish ...
Cancer Dec 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—"Wisdom comes with winters," Oscar Wilde once said. And it's certainly comforting to think that aging benefits the mind, if not the body. But do we really get wiser as time passes?
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A staggering one in eight Americans has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll suggests.
Diabetes Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Changes in brain function may foreshadow schizophrenia as early as puberty, nearly a decade before most patients begin showing obvious symptoms, new research from the University of North Carolina shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
People with Asperger syndrome have problems with social interaction and attentiveness, and are also sensitive to noise and light. Several of these characteristics were evident to parents during their child's first two years, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Understanding the line between harmless teasing and abusive bullying can mean the difference between interfering parents and those who help their children overcome painful child abuse, according to the newly appointed director ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Teens who drink more than five cans of non-diet, fizzy soft drinks every week are significantly more likely to behave aggressively, suggests research published online in Injury Prevention. This includes carrying a weapon ...
Health Oct 25, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 7
Despite current public and expert opinion to the contrary, having the neurological condition epilepsy is not directly associated with an increased risk of committing violent crime. However, there is an increased risk of individuals ...
Medical research Dec 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A sibling is a brother or a sister; that is, any person who shares at least one of the same parents.
In most societies throughout the world, siblings usually grow up together and spend a good deal of their childhood with each other. This genetic and physical closeness may be marked by the development of strong emotional associations such as love or enmity. The sibling bond is often complicated and is influenced by factors such as parental treatment, birth order, personality, and people and experiences outside the family.
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